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Three Lifestyle Interventions May Slow Cognitive Decline

June 23, 2017. 12:00 PM EST. Cognitive training, management of hypertension, increased physical activity all help delay decline Read article


Evidence Suggests Sodium Guidelines Are Misguided

April 25, 2017 Dietary sodium intake inversely associated with systolic, diastolic blood pressure in long term

AANS: Women Rising in Numbers of U.S. Neurosurgeons

April 25, 2017 Number of female neurosurgeons in academic leadership positions remains low

AAN: SUDEP Incidence 1 in 4,500 Children, 1 in 1,000 Adults/Year

April 25, 2017 Major risk factor for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy is generalized tonic-clonic seizures

AAN: Apomorphine May Shorten ‘Off’ Time for Parkinson’s Patients

April 24, 2017 Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease

AAN: Early Research Promising for Immunotherapy in MS

April 21, 2017 Investigators employ the relationship between MS and Epstein-Barr virus

AAN: Cannabis-Based Medicine May Help Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

April 19, 2017 Cannabidiol appears to lessen drop seizures for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients

AACR: Regular Aspirin Use Linked to Lower Cancer Mortality

April 03, 2017 Regular aspirin use linked to lower risk of dying from cancer, especially colorectal, breast, prostate cancer

AACR: TTFields + Temozolomide Ups Survival in Glioblastoma

April 03, 2017 Compliance with TTFields treatment predicts outcome, with better outcome for >18 hour/day

Oxybutynin Frequently Used for Overactive Bladder in U.S. Elderly

March 27, 2017 Despite known adverse effects, including cognitive decline, oxybutynin most frequently prescribed

ACC: Meds Targeting PCSK9 Show Benefit for High-Risk Patients

March 17, 2017 Evolocumab and inclisiran inhibit proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin type 9

ACC: Antithrombotic Benefit Found Lacking in Low-Risk A-Fib

March 17, 2017 Researchers found low-risk patients fared better without any antithrombotic therapy

Orthostatic Hypotension Linked to Later Dementia Risk

March 10, 2017 Middle-aged adults found 40 percent more likely to develop dementia over time

ACC: Cannabis Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure

March 10, 2017 Cannabis associated with 26 percent increased risk of stroke, 10 percent increased risk of heart failure

ACC: Sodium Intake Rising Among Patients With HTN

March 09, 2017 Average sodium intake more than double recommended daily limit for these patients

SIR: ‘Liberation Therapy’ Ineffective As MS Treatment

March 09, 2017 Invasive procedure carries risk of complications, significant financial cost, researcher says